Bernard, Sir Dallas Gerald Mercer, 1888-1975 (1st Baronet, businessman)
Sir Dallas Gerald Mercer Bernard was employed by Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd in China and Hong Kong, 1911-1928, working mainly in the Private Office, before joining Matheson & Co. Ltd. He was a Director of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, 1919-1928, and Chairman of Matheson & Co. Ltd, 1928-1942. Bernard was Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, 1949-1954.
Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:
Private correspondence between D.G.M. Bernard and miscellaneous correspondents, arranged into alphabetical sections by correspondent. The correspondence is comprised of original letters to Bernard and copies of letters from him. There are also some related letters and papers.
Typescript originals and copies of correspondence regarding F.P. Lachlan's terms of employment at Matheson & Co., London, following his return to Great Britain after leaving the employ of Jardine, Matheson & Co., Shanghai. The correspondents are D.G.M. Bernard, London; J.H. Keswick, Shanghai; W.J. Keswick, Shanghai; F.P. Lachlan, London and Shanghai; and J.J. Paterson, Hong Kong. The envelope is labelled 'Mr. F. P. Lachlan's terms of appointment. 31 August, 1937'.
A folder containing copies of correspondence of Jardine, Matheson & Co. (principally D.G.M. Bernard, David Landale and A. Brooke Smith) regarding Beith, Stevenson & Co.'s buying commission, 1921-1923. There are also a few miscellaneous items of correspondence of Beith, Stevenson & Co. Ltd, Jardine, Matheson & Co. and Matheson & Co. Ltd, 1909-1920, and one empty envelope addressed to Messrs Beith, Stevenson & Co., 14, Bridge Street, Manchester.
Correspondence between the Alliance Assurance Co. Ltd, Hong Kong, Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd, London, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and related papers, regarding the marriage settlement of D.G.M. Bernard and Betty Addis (married, 16 November 1922). The main correspondent is D.G.M. Bernard of Matheson & Co. Ltd. The folder is labelled 'D.G.M. Bernard Marriage Settlement'.
Selected semi-official, private and confidential, and other letters of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd regarding particular subjects, with related papers. The principal correspondents are B.D.F. Beith; D.G.M. Bernard; Butterfield & Swire; W.C. Cassels; A.L. Davidson; W.S. Dupree; V.M. Grayburn; J.H. Keswick; W.J. Keswick; D.F. Landale; Lowe, Bingham & Matthews; E.R. Morriss; D.L. Newbigging; J.F. Owen; J.J. Paterson; F.A. Pollock and J.C. Taylor.
Semi-official correspondence between Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, Hong Kong, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, regarding the Indo-China Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, with related papers. The principal correspondents are C.E. Anton, D.G.M. Bernard, John Johnstone, Henry Keswick, David Landale and C.H. Ross.
Private and confidential and other correspondence between Hong Kong, London and Shanghai, 1929-1946 (correspondence of 1929-1941)
Private and confidential, private, personal and other letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and exchanged between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong and Shanghai, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are R.M. Austin, B.D.F. Beith, D.G.M. Bernard, J. Fleming, W.J. Keswick and J.J. Paterson.